In a Ice hockey game played at
the Milton Keynes ice rink a
player Nidal Philips of MK Thunder timed his check perfectly on an
opposing Hornet ice hockey player exiting the unsuspecting player through
a door that was not closed properly
at the rink.
Nidal Philips Checks Player
The reason for body checking is to separate the player from the puck.
The most common is side checking, driving the shoulder, upper arm and
hip and elbow, equally into the opponent or using the body to knock an
opponent against the boards or to the ice. This checking or hitting and
is only permitted on an opponent with possession of the puck and
usually the doors are fully closed at time of